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The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Its Municipal Government Structure

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Jesús Colón Rosado, an intern working in the Public Services Division at the Law Library of Congress. Jesús previously authored the post The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its Government Structure. Background Under the Spanish regime, the government of each municipality in Puerto Rico was called an ayuntamiento …

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Citizen Participatory Trials in South Korea

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This is a guest blog by Younkyung (Regina) Eum, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Sayuri Umeda in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. I recently started watching the South Korean show Extraordinary Attorney Woo, a popular drama about an attorney with Asperger syndrome. In addition to …

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Law Library of Congress Report Examines the Canadian Emergencies Act

Posted by: Kelly Goles

The following is a guest post by Michael Chalupovitsch, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Canada and Caribbean jurisdictions. A recently published Law Library of Congress report, entitled Canada: the Emergencies Act, examines the history and operation of emergency legislation at the federal level in Canada. The genesis of the Emergencies Act was the need …